O Faia

Type: Late Night / After Hours, Live Entertainment, Live Music, Nightlife District

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Fado: O Faia began life as a small bar back in 1947 when founder Lucillia do Carmo together with her son Carlos opened the Casa de Fados in Lisbon's Bairro Alto neighbourhood. One of the city's most...  Read More
Best Nightlife: One of several excellent Lisbon fado restaurants, O Faia stands out for its attractive interior, creative menu and outstanding renditions of fado by some of the city's most accomplished singers and...  Read More

  • Fado: "Tables set near the restaurant's central arch are closest to the singers and musicians."
  • Best Nightlife: "If you want, you can listen to the guitarists tuning up in the bar next to the dining hall before performances."
  • Best for Fado Because: Recognised as one of Lisbon's most aesthetically appealing fado houses, with low arches and split level flooring.
  • Recommended as Best Nightlife Because: Distinguished by its excellent cuisine and the quality of its fado, O Faia provides a fascinating night out for anyone interested in Portuguese culture.

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